World-Record ‘Megaflash’ of Lightning Stretched Across The US For Almost 500 Miles

A jaw-dropping¬†lightning¬†megaflash that snaked across three states in the southern US just won a world record. A megaflash is not your standard cloud-to-ground lightning bolt. It’s an enormous electric zigzag that travels from one electrified cloud to the next, almost instantaneously. ¬† A big enough thunderstorm system can allow a megaflash to cover hundreds of … Read more